August 2016 – Microsoft Security Updates

By | February 8, 2017

Microsoft Problems with Security Updates (August 2016)

The release date for this bulletin is the 9th August 2016.

The Microsoft updates or patches listed below will require a restart of services or server in order to be applied effectively.

The severity ratings are Critical and Important  whereas the vulnerability impact includes remote code execution, elevation of privileges and information disclosure.

Bulletin number Title Security Update Description
MS16-103

Security Update for ActiveSyncProvider (3182332)

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow information disclosure when Universal Outlook fails to establish a secure connection.
MS16-102

Security Update for Microsoft Windows PDF Library (3182248)

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views specially crafted PDF content online or opens a specially crafted PDF document. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker could take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
MS16-101

Security Update for Windows Authentication Methods (3178465)

This security update resolves multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The more severe of the vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker runs a specially crafted application on a domain-joined system.
MS16-100

Security Update for Secure Boot (3179577)

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow security feature bypass if an attacker installs an affected boot manager and bypasses Windows security features.
MS16-099

Security Update for Microsoft Office (3177451)

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Microsoft Office file. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could run arbitrary code in the context of the current user. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than those who operate with administrative user rights.
MS16-098

Security Update for Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers (3178466)

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to an affected system and runs a specially crafted application that could exploit the vulnerabilities and take control of an affected system.
MS16-097

Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (3177393)

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Skype for Business, and Microsoft Lync. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user either visits a specially crafted website or opens a specially crafted document. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
MS16-096

Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3177358)

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Microsoft Edge. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users with administrative user rights.
MS16-095

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3177356)

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Microsoft Edge. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users with administrative user rights.

Microsoft Problems with Security Updates (August 2016)

The Below table gives a brief summary of the applications or software which are vulnerable to attack if updates are not implemented.

Note: If  require more information on the Microsoft Problems with solutions please click on the Bulletin numbers below.

Date Bulletin number Title Affected Software
9-Aug-16

MS16-103

Security Update for ActiveSyncProvider (3182332) Microsoft Windows
9-Aug-16

MS16-102

Security Update for Microsoft Windows PDF Library (3182248) Microsoft Windows
9-Aug-16

MS16-101

Security Update for Windows Authentication Methods (3178465) Microsoft Windows
9-Aug-16

MS16-100

Security Update for Secure Boot (3179577) Microsoft Windows
9-Aug-16

MS16-099

Security Update for Microsoft Office (3177451) Microsoft Office
9-Aug-16

MS16-098

Security Update for Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers (3178466) Microsoft Windows
9-Aug-16

MS16-097

Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (3177393) Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Office,
Microsoft Communications Platforms and Software
9-Aug-16

MS16-096

Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3177358) Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Edge
9-Aug-16

MS16-095

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3177356) Microsoft Windows,
Internet Explorer

Microsoft Problems and Solutions for the months of 2016 (click below)

Jan-16 Feb-16 Mar-16 Apr-16 May-16 Jun-16 Jul-16 Aug-16 Sep-16 Oct-16 Nov-16 Dec-16

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